Tech stocks eked out another record as strength in this segment kept the broader market above water even after solid earnings from bank stocks. USA30 gained 0.03%, while USA500 closed to an all-time high of 4,291.80 after it added 0.02%. TECH100 was up 0.19% to a record of 14,528.33.
Crude oil rose 0.51%, hitting $73.28 per barrel.
Gold was down 1.02% to $1,762.45 a troy ounce.
The Dollar Index traded 0.14% higher at 92.007.
Asia and Australia
Japan225 fell 0.87% after data released earlier in the day showed that retail sales grew better than expected 8.9% year-on-year in May.
Down under, Australia200 fell 0.73% after Perth became the third city to impose a lockdown thanks to the Delta variant of COVID-19.
HongKong45 traded 0.47% lower. The city administration announced that it would ban flights from the "extremely high risk" UK due to the latter's latest COVID-19 outbreak.
The gains reported in the homebuilders' sector pushed UK100 0.2% higher. Germany30 rose 0.88%, while France40 gained 0.14%.
Brent oil added 0.49% to $74.50 a barrel.
EUR/USD was down 0.15% to 1.1906.
Sources: investing.com, reuters.com